Recent school bus accidents involving power poles and downed power lines have been alarming, as drivers often evacuated students without realizing potential electrical dangers. This downed line incident involved a bus full of students and their driver and first responders who understood the right steps to take to avoid tragedy. This 3-minute video to the left provides details.
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On a hot, summer day Stephen Wald, his two boys and their friend found themselves caught in a terrifying thunderstorm. They ended up only seconds away from being in an accident with an overhead power line brought down by the storm. They encourage you to check weather forecasts so you can plan to stay inside when a storm threatens, seek safe shelter in an enclosed building or vehicle if caught in a storm, and to stay far away from any downed power lines.